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Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century
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Year 1748 (MDCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... (16th century - 17th century - 18th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 17th century was that century which lasted from 1601-1700. ... (17th century - 18th century - 19th century - more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 18th century refers to the century that lasted from 1701 through 1800. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... Events and Trends World Leaders King Louis XIV of France (1643 - 1715) Philippe II of Orléans, Regent of France (1715 - 1723). ... Events and Trends Manufacture of the earliest surviving pianos. ... Events and Trends The Great Awakening - A Protestant religious movement active in the British colonies of North America Sextant invented (probably around 1730) independently by John Hadley in Great Britain and Thomas Godfrey in the American colonies World leaders Louis XV King of France (king from 1715 to 1774) George... Events and Trends The War of Austrian Succession (1740-1748) rages. ... Scientific navigation is developed The Seven Years War (1756-1763) fought between two rival alliances: the first consisting of the Kingdom of Great Britain, Hanover, and Prussia; the second consisting of Austria, France, Imperial Russia, Saxony, and Sweden. ... Events and Trends King George III ascends the British throne in 1760. ... Events and Trends For more events, see 18th century United States Declaration of Independence ratified by the Continental Congress (July 4, 1776). ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... // Events Catharine de Ricci (born 1522) canonized. ... Year 1747 (MDCCXLVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ... The decade of the 1740s in archaeology involved some significant events. ... See also: 1747 in architecture, other events of 1748 1749 in architecture and the architecture timeline. ... See also: 1747 in art, other events of 1748, 1749 in art, list of years in art. ... See also: 1747 in literature, other events of 1748, 1749 in literature, list of years in literature. ... See also: 1747 in music, other events of 1748, 1749 in music, list of years in music. ... The year 1748 in science and technology included many events, some of which are listed here. ... 1747 state leaders - Events of 1748 - 1749 state leaders - State leaders by year Africa Ashanti Confederacy - Opoku Ware I, Asantehene (1720-1750) Bunyoro - Duhaga, Omukama of Bunyoro (1731-c. ... 1747 colonial governors - Events of 1748 - 1749 colonial governors - Colonial governors by year See also: List of state leaders in 1748 List of religious leaders in 1748 List of international organization leaders in 1748 Portugal Angola - Joaquim Jacques de Magalhães, Governor of Angola (1738-1748) Fonseca Coutinho, Governor of... Roman numerals are a numeral system originating in ancient Rome, adapted from Etruscan numerals. ... This is a calendar for a leap year starting on Monday (dominical letter GF). ... For the calendar of religious holidays and periods, see liturgical year. ... This is the calendar for any leap year starting on Friday (dominical letter CB), e. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ...

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Events of 1748

January - June

is the 87th day of the year (88th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Domine dirige nos Latin: Lord, guide us Shown within Greater London Sovereign state United Kingdom Constituent country England Region Greater London Status sui generis, City and Ceremonial County Admin HQ Guildhall Government  - Leadership see text  - Mayor John Stuttard  - MP Mark Field  - London Assembly John Biggs Area  - City  1. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources to improve its verifiability. ... Coordinates: , Country Province Area (2006)  - Municipality 60. ... Maurice de Saxe, Marshal General of France, in 1748 Maurice, comte de Saxe (German Moritz Graf von Sachsen) (28 October 1696 – 20 November 1750), Marshal of France and later also Marshal General of France. ... is the 114th day of the year (115th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748). ... Map of Germany showing Aachen Aachen is a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, on the border with Belgium and the Netherlands, 65 km to the west of Cologne, and the westernmost city in Germany, at 50°46 N, 6°6 E. Population: 256,605 (2003). ... Oche redirects here; in darts the oche is the line from which players must throw. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ...

July - December

is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Shahrokh (Persian: شاهرخ) was the son of Nadir Shah and took over control of Khorasan after his fathers death in 1747. ... Khorasan (Persian: خراسان) (also transcribed as Khurasan and Khorassan; Horasan in Turkish) is a region located in eastern Iran. ... is the 291st day of the year (292nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748). ... The second Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) of 1748 ended the War of the Austrian Succession. ...

Undated

Madras refers to: the Indian city of Chennai, formerly known as Madras, the former Indian state, now known as Tamil Nadu (Plural of Madra): Ancient people of Iranian affinites, who lived in northwest Panjab in the Uttarapatha division of ancient India. ... Fortress Louisbourg (fr. ... Leonhard Paul Euler (pronounced Oiler; IPA ) (April 15, 1707 – September 18 [O.S. September 7] 1783) was a pioneering Swiss mathematician and physicist, who spent most of his life in Russia and Germany. ... Montesquieu can refer to: Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu Several communes of France: Montesquieu, in the Hérault département Montesquieu, in the Lot-et-Garonne département Montesquieu, in the Tarn-et-Garonne département This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages... For other persons named Adam Smith, see Adam Smith (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Edinburgh (disambiguation). ... Utsikt över Sveaborg (View over Sveaborg), painting by Augustin Ehrensvärd Suomenlinna (Finnish), or Sveaborg (Swedish), is an inhabited sea fortress built on six islands, today within Helsinki, the capital of Finland. ... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Province Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - City manager Jussi Pajunen Area  - City 187. ... Henry Fielding (April 22, 1707 – October 8, 1754) was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humor and satirical prowess and as the author of the novel Tom Jones. ... 19th Century depiction of the Bow Street Magistrates Court, to which the Bow Street Runners were attached. ... Ahmed Shah Bahadur was born in 1725 to Mohammed Shah. ...   (Urdu: لاہور, Punjabi: لہور, pronounced ) is the capital of the province of Punjab, and is the second largest city in Pakistan. ... Ury House, Aberdeenshire ruined by removal of the roof after the second world war to avoid taxation. ... For other uses, see Pompeii (disambiguation). ...

Births

1748 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1748
MDCCXLVIII
Ab urbe condita 2501
Armenian calendar 1197
ԹՎ ՌՃՂԷ
Bahá'í calendar -96 – -95
Buddhist calendar 2292
Chinese calendar 4384/4444-12-1
(丁卯年十二月初一日)
— to —
4385/4445-11-12
(戊辰年十一月十二日)
Coptic calendar 1464 – 1465
Ethiopian calendar 1740 – 1741
Hebrew calendar 5508 – 5509
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1803 – 1804
 - Shaka Samvat 1670 – 1671
 - Kali Yuga 4849 – 4850
Holocene calendar 11748
Iranian calendar 1126 – 1127
Islamic calendar 1160 – 1162
Japanese calendar Enkyō 5

(延享5年) For the calendar of religious holidays and periods, see liturgical year. ... Ab urbe condita (related with Anno urbis conditae: AUC or a. ... The Armenian calendar uses the Armenian numerals. ... The Baháí calendar, also called the Badí‘ calendar, used by the Baháí Faith, is a solar calendar with regular years of 365 days, and leap years of 366 days. ... The Buddhist calendar is used on mainland southeast Asia in the countries of Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, and Myanmar (formerly Burma) in several related forms. ... The Chinese calendar is a lunisolar calendar, incorporating elements of a lunar calendar with those of a solar calendar. ... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Chinese sexagenary cycle (Chinese: ; pinyin: gānzhÄ«) is a cyclic numeral system of 60 combinations of the two basic cycles, the ten Heavenly Stems (天干; tiāngān) and the twelve Earthly Branches (地支; dìzhÄ«). These have been traditionally used as a means of numbering the years, not only in... The Coptic calendar, also called the Alexandrian calendar, is used by the Coptic Orthodox Church. ... The Ethiopian calendar (Amharic: የኢትዮጵያ ዘመን አቆጣጠር ), also called the Geez calendar, is the principal calendar used in Ethiopia and is also the liturgical year of Christians in Eritrea belonging to the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, Eastern Catholic Church of Eritrea and Lutheran (Evangelical Church of Eritrea), where it is commonly known... The Hebrew calendar (Hebrew: ‎) or Jewish calendar is the annual calendar used in Judaism. ... A page from the Hindu calendar 1871-72. ... There is disagreement as to the meaning of the Indian word Samvat. ... The Indian national calendar (sometimes called Saka calendar) is the official civil calendar in use in India. ... Kali Yuga is also the title of a book by Roland Charles Wagner. ... The Holocene calendar, Human Era count or Jōmon Era count (Japan) uses a dating system similar to astronomical year numbering but adds 10,000, placing a year 0 at the start of the Jōmon Era (JE), the Human Era (HE, the beginning of human civilization) and the aproximate... The Iranian calendar (Persian: ) also known as Persian calendar or the Jalāli Calendar is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan. ... The Islamic calendar or Muslim calendar (Arabic: التقويم الهجري; at-taqwÄ«m al-hijrÄ«; Persian: تقویم هجري قمری ‎ taqwÄ«m-e hejri-ye qamari; also called the Hijri calendar) is the calendar used to date events in many predominantly Muslim countries, and used by Muslims everywhere to determine the proper day on which to celebrate... Koinobori, flags decorated like koi, are popular decorations around Childrens Day This mural on the wall of a Tokyo subway station celebrates Hazuki, the eighth month. ... For the earlier Japanese historical era of the same name , see Enkyō (Kamakura period) . Enkyō (Japanese: ) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ...

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Kan'en 1

(寛延元年) Kanen (Japanese: ) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ...

 - Imperial Year Kōki 2408
(皇紀2408年)
Julian calendar 1793
Korean calendar 4081
Thai solar calendar 2291
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It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Japanese era name. ... The Julian calendar was introduced in 46 BC by Julius Caesar and came into force in 45 BC (709 ab urbe condita). ... The traditional Korean calendar is directly derived from the Asian calendar. ... The Thai solar, or Suriyakati (สุริยคติ), calendar is used in traditional and official contexts in Thailand, although the Western calendar is sometimes used in business. ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gottfried August Bürger Gottfried August Bürger (January 1, 1748 - June 8, 1794), German poet, was born at Molmerswende near Halberstadt, of which village his father was the Lutheran pastor. ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 19th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Antonio Carnicero (1748- 1814) was a Spanish painter of the Neoclassic style. ... Year 1814 (MDCCCXIV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johann Adam Weishaupt (* 6 February 1748 in Ingolstadt; † 18 November 1830 in Gotha) was a German who founded the Order of the Illuminati. ... For other uses, see Illuminati (disambiguation). ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 40th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Contrarian Founding Father Luther Martin Luther Martin (February 9, 1748–July 8, 1826) was a politician and one of United States Founding Fathers, but refused to sign the Constitution because he felt it violated states rights. ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 46th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jeremy Bentham (IPA: or ) (February 15, 1748 O.S. (February 26, 1748 N.S.) – June 6, 1832) was an English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. ... Year 1832 (MDCCCXXXII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 53rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lord Timothy Dexter Lord Timothy Dexter (January 22, 1748- October 26, 1806), as he was sometimes termed by admiring contemporaries, was an American eccentric businessman who was peculiarly lucky and never bothered to learn to spell. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Anders Sparrman (February 27, 1748–August 9, 1820) was a Swedish naturalist. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the day. ... William Shield (March 5, 1748 – January 25, 1829) was an English composer, violinist and violist who was born in Swalwell near Gateshead, the son of William Shield and his wife, Mary, nee Cash. ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the day. ... Jonas Carlsson Dryander (March 5, 1748 - October 19, 1810) was a Swedish botanist. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... is the 67th day of the year (68th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William V, stadtholder of The Netherlands (March 8, 1748–April 9, 1806), also known as William V of Orange, was the last Stadtholder of the Dutch Republic. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year (70th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Professor John Playfair FRSE (March 10, 1748 – July 20, 1819) was a Scottish scientist. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... is the 102nd day of the year (103rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Portrait of Antoine-Laurent de Jussieu Antoine Laurent de Jussieu (April 12, 1748 - September 17, 1836) was a French botanist. ... Year 1836 (MDCCCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Pierre-Louis Ginguené (April 27, 1748 - November 11, 1815) was a French author. ... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... April 27 is the 117th day of the year (118th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 248 days remaining. ... Adamantios Korais (April 27, 1748 - April 6, 1833) was a graduate of the University of Montpellier in 1788 and he spent most of his life as an expatriate in Paris. ... Year 1833 (MDCCCXXXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 123rd day of the year (124th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Emmanuel Joseph Sieyes, 1817, by Jacques-Louis David Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (May 3, 1748 – June 20, 1836) (IPA: or ) was a French abbé and statesman, one of the chief theorists of the French Revolution, French Consulate, and First French Empire. ... Year 1836 (MDCCCXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 127th day of the year (128th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Olympe de Gouges (born Marie Gouze; May 7, 1748 – November 3, 1793) was a playwright and journalist whose feminist writings reached a large audience. ... Year 1793 (MDCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 130th day of the year (131st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot (May 10, 1748 - 1831) was a French ornithologist. ... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... May 28 is the 148th day of the year (149th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Frederick Howard, 5th Earl of Carlisle (May 28, 1748 - September 4, 1825), was an English diplomat and the son of Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle. ... Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the Founding Father of the United States. ... Year 1828 (MDCCCXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 181st day of the year (182nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacques Dominique, comte de Cassini (June 30, 1748 – October 18, 1845) was a French astronomer, son of César-François Cassini de Thury. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johann Friedrich Gmelin (August 8, 1748 - November 1, 1804) was a German naturalist and botanist. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... is the 242nd day of the year (243rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacques-Louis David (August 30, 1748 – December 29, 1825) was a highly influential French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the prominent painter of the era. ... Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... is the 280th day of the year (281st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles XIII (Swe: Karl XIII) (October 7, 1748 - February 5, 1818), was King of Sweden from 1809 and King of Norway (where he was known as Carl II) from 1814 until his death. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... is the 286th day of the year (287th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Johann Dominicus Fiorillo (October 13, 1748 - September 10, 1821) was a German painter and historian of art. ... Year 1821 (MDCCCXXI) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... is the 287th day of the year (288th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 292nd day of the year (293rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson (October 19, 1748 (O.S.) - September 6, 1782) was the wife of the third President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson. ... Thomas Jefferson (13 April 1743 N.S.–4 July 1826) was the third President of the United States (1801–09), the principal author of the Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential Founding Fathers for his promotion of the ideals of Republicanism in the United States. ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles IV (November 11, 1748 - January 20, 1819) was King of Spain from December 14, 1788 until his abdication on March 19, 1808. ... 1819 common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... is the 317th day of the year (318th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Chalmers Jr. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Claude Louis Berthollet. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... William Cavendish, 5th Duke of Devonshire (December 14, 1748 - July 29, 1811), was the eldest son of the 4th Duke of Devonshire by his wife the heiress Lady Charlotte Boyle, suo jure Baroness Clifford, who brought in considerable money and estates to the Cavendish family. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... James Sayers (or Sayer) (1748 - April 20, 1823) was an English caricaturist. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1793 (MDCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ...

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